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ABC
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
country are rallying behind a be-- bullied michigan teenager who was elected to her homecoming court as a joke. but she's the one having the last laugh. >> reporter: a super star practically overnight. 16-year-old whitney crop is a role model to anyone who has ever been bullied. >> i'm overwhelmed. >> we love you, whitney! [cheering] >> reporter: but this sophomore's journ tow stardom was no fairytale. when she was picked for the homecoming court as a joke, she had thoughts of suicide. >> i'm like, wow, i feel stressed like i'm a little thing that no one really cares about. >> reporter: at her sister's urging, she decided to keep her title on the court. >> if i were in your position that, would be really hard to do. >> it's really hard to do right now -- because at first, i had thought about dropping out of the homecoming court. i am not this joke that everyone thinks i am. i have to prove the kids wrong. >> reporter: that's exactly what she did. since then, she has been swamped with support from the local hair salon that gaveler a new 'do. >> to find out that it was a joke treally t
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
election day, thinking it -- worried that some on election day will stay home thinking it is all over. >> personally my mind could change at the last minute. >> talk about democratic intensity. after the convention, 81% of democrats call themselves extremely likely to vote. that number now 75%. >> outdated voter registrations could keep thousands of virginians from voting on november 6th. if you do not receive your ballot, there is a good chance you are not registered. if you have moved since the last election, this could affect you. >> the white house is downplaying reports of a cyber attack. the beacon reported the chinese hackers tried to infiltrate the white house military office. an official told political that the attacks amounted to a targeted e-mail laced with now where. no data was stolen and classified information was never at risk. >> a suicide bomber has taken more lives in afghanistan. he ran a motorcycle packed with explosives into a u.s. afghan patrol not far from the border. this follows on the heels of an attack by a armed forces on americans over the weekend. the cre
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
injuries. >> 33 days until the election, is in therst debate books. high expectations for romney, and he came out swinging. his moves made even harsh he had a goodat debate. -- admit he had a good debate. >> the debate started with a handshake and then turned into assault by mitt romney, going after the left four years in office. president's policies, middle income americans have been crushed. he also described the cuts. will stop the subsidy to pbs. spending things to borrow money from china to for it. >> 5 million jobs in the private created. industry has come back and housing has begun to rise. said there was no way mitt promise ofd keep his taxes without adding to deficit. before thee weeks election, he says his big, bold idea is never mind. >> the president never brought the controversial 47%,. analysts say it was romney who won this debate. >> moments like this could wipe slate clean. >> as both candidates hit the supporters of, the present offer this a device. -- twohave to the war debates, did it to mitt romney. >> this debate is making a new on the -- is having a on twit
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
report. >> a with abc 7, your election station. continuing coverage of the election and the latest information on our website at wjla.com. turning to a story developing in bethesda. montgomery county fire fighters on the scene of a propane leak in bethesda. >> at least five homes have been evacuated. fire crews monitoring air quality. john gonzalez has an exclusive with the affected residents. >> unique, modern technology being added to this home. but careless mistake this morning for his -- put his entire neighborhoods in danger. >> you could smell the gas in the air. >> workers were digging thermal wells for heating and cooling but a bobcat excavator drove over a vent pipe connected to one of thousand dollars underground propane tank. hundreds of gallons started spewing into the air quickly. the panic level rose quickly. they called the hazmat team and we got evacuated. >> most of the homes on the block were evacuated. an elderly man needed assistance. this is not the way residents wanted to start their day. >> a little disconcerting to drive down the driveway and discover emerge
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
economy, jobs, health care. a lot more. just over a month before election day. tonight, president obama and the stagey took to the first of three .ebates spiri many of you probably have about whoopinions top.up on we are live in our newsroom with bothcomes next for parties. about observation, a la men handedto to other. mitt romney held his own. saying he was more keeping the on defense. that is a victory. got called out a couple of times. the fight over tax cuts and reducing the deficit. >> i will not reduce the share by high income individuals. your running mate keep saying that. know it is a popular thing to say. e case.ot th boys. five i am used to people saying is not always repeating it on d hoping i will believe it. >> for 80 months, he has been this tax plan. -- 18 months, he has been this tax plan. now, he is saying is big, bold is never mind. >> mitt romney has not laid out the details on how he will taxes, the numbers on not favor him, at least not now. other big battle, a huge disagreement over obamacare. >> i just do not know how the president could come into , facing
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the liberty high school football game. >> less than 40 days until the presidential election. the next big event for the debatetes, their first on wednesday. final practices are under way. campaign isney set expectations low the debate. >> we've now seen both camps down their own skills and complement the others. there is a lot riding on that night. it could be their biggest to make a lasting impression. in some states, the decision is already being made. early voters are lining up in iowa city. watched partst even happened yet. the debates. the goal of gaining trust. >> it goes to their credibility. >> mitt romney told me yesterday expects the president to push boundaries. >> are you worried about honesty? i have been a little unhappy f things hends o charges. will refute those, i am sure. >> what shall we expect. will have a good chance to air our differences. >> they want people to refrain much from the too challenger. his internal memo layout the case. obama will use ample rhetorical experience, attacking romney. >> the question right now is us's plan is going to keep moving forwar
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
minuteclinic.co just 35 days until the but justial election, e more day until the first debate. getting in some last-minute debate prep. we have this 2012 report from denver. mitt romney took a lunch with his date rehearsal partner, senator rob portman. last night he said he was going one-on-d to with the president. be a conversation american people that will span almost an entire month. >> they are making me do my homework. >> it may be heavy course load. mitt romney participated in two the longates during republican primary season. >> they are looking for body , they are looking to take a measure of these men. >> the potential to be a game changer. hopes the shutdowns help close the gap. >> i would like you to find one for barackvoted obama and convince them to come and join our team. islook, folks, this country neither dependent nor in decline. nothe problem is, he did see through these problems. a border up at 6:00, patrol agent is killed on the job. on thisdetails developing story. on thisdetails develo[ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work h
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
numbers were revised upwards. >> 31 days before the election. what impact will this have on the raised? >> >> in virginia, there is no public high fighting. did the job numbers were cheered. >> the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> also in virginia, mitt romney's momentum. >> more and more people have just up looking for work. >> the truth is it the same share were participating in the workforce today, this is the day the president got elected. >> the president who spoke before romney saw that charge coming. >> today's news is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. it is a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> there was more. the former ceo of general electric took to torture and in the airways suggesting the obama campaign cooked the numbers. >> i do not know what the right number is. these numbers do not smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> many experts laptop the charge but the labor secretary was not laughing. >> i am insulted when i hear that. it
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. how they are being dealt with. -- of bullies on a school bus. and a young woman elected to her high school homecoming court to find out it was a joke. and a teenager forced to drop out of school after [ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class who move our country forward, work hard raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000 while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. president obama: during the last weeks of this campaign... there will be debates, speeches, and more ads. but if i could sit down with you, in your living room or... around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. when i took office, we were losing nearly eight hundred... thousand jobs a month, and were mired in iraq. today, i believe that as a nation we are... moving forward again. but we have much more to do to get folks back to
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
.ncreases will go into effect but it will 1 happen until election. tonight, breast cancer awareness means youderway which the color lot more of pink around. >> pamela brown has the story. pink,ough the power of georgetown university spending less critics sending a strong message. every -- these are sending a strong message. grandma have it, it scary knowing it is a possibility. but she is not alone. their passion stems from pain. >> for many of the girls out tonight, seeing in the white house right across the in pink gives them hope. that myves me hope ones, maybe someday no one will. >> the breast cancer protection require insurance ampany to uncover -- to cover limited hospital stays for patients undergoing mastectomies. celebration at a post office. you can see the dedication of earthquakes stamps. it shows our planet from above with pictures taken from ultralightand aircraft. >> they are beautiful stamps. there were a group of students .here today i bought five books of stamps at local post office because they are so pretty. >> the perfect event for you. it has your name all ove
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
this current election year. be next week. one of the candidate is trying to play down expectations. we will talk about this. a looked at what is coming up monday. invite cady into their homes every day, but -- intors in fight katie day, but nowvery e is turning the tables. see what other surprises she has monday at 4:00. >> we will invite bob ryan to what isan idea of happening with the weather. about something free this weekend? please everybody. you can go out to skyline drive. that is the great view. the clouds and showers are breaking up. admission to the shenandoah national park. hike. and take a all of those showers are moving more to our south. as they go through later on tonight, at no repeat of the violent thunderstorms we saw. looking at how much rainfall in warrington. there were some isolated spots with some flash flooding. for your weekend, drier air. a nice day tomorrow, the low 70's.n late on sunday, there could be a lonesome shaw were popping up. -- shall are popping up. on sunday, temperatures in the 70's. storms forming to our south late monday. to a stable be a rathe
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
winner of presidential debate denver although it may not impact the election outcome. the man behind the film that sparked the anti-american t isence in the middle eas back behind bars. federal judge in california ordered nakoula basseley to be held after violated theay he terms of his probation. the judge also said that he's a flight risk. the man was convicted of tax fraud. in fraud still to come -- can do tog i encourage the kids to come to school, i would like to do. >> a washington wizards player inspiring children on and off the court. and, a new photograph sparking speculation. we will tell you where this was taken. >> i am bob ryan inside a place.rium, a special will tell you why. place.rium, a special will[ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water from the first hands-free system, and micro-climate controls powered by twinchill technology, the new ge french door refrigerator puts fresh in a whole new light. come see the new ge french door refrigerator r yourself at bray & scarff. buy now and save up to $500. but hurry this incredible offer ends octob 10th. come in today or
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
debates a make or break moment for romney with just 38 days left to election day. david joins us from the white house with an inside look at how both sides are prepping. >> heading back to boston for more debate practice, mitt romney would not endorse the view that the debates could be do or die for his campaign. >> i don't think anyone would suggest the debates aren't important. i can't tell you how important it will be. it will be a good chance for the president and for me to have a conversation with the american people about our respective views. >> mr. obama spent a couple of hours practicing yesterday as well and has three days set aside for more practice. it's nick namede debate camp. and near tend of camp like now it's a full-on mock debate following the time rules podeyums, the exact distance apart and fill-ins for the opposition. preparing joe biden. >> it's only tense when they give the completely wrong answer. the goal is to make them feel like they're as real as possible. >> she believes romney has the harder chor. >> the idea that i'm anti-immigrant is repulsive. drawing
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
think it would get below 8%. now with one more report before election day, it could be persuasive. >> today, i believe that, as a nation, we are moving forward again. we are moving forward. >> as always, there are countless momentum shifts and the president followed at his debate with more headlines. across the state, a counter argument. >> there are fewer new jobs this month than last month. >> the numbers are what they seem. >> the reason it has come down is due to the fact more and more people have stopped looking for work. >> regardless of how we got to 7.8%, it looks like progress. unemployment was once at 10%. >> that is always a positive thing. i do not know how you could spend it. >> meanwhile the president went after brawny on a different set of numbers, reducing the -- after romney on a different set of numbersg the deficit. >> of mitt romney will bring down the hammer on sesame street. >> republicans insisting it is time to tighten our fiscal belt if we are serious about the recovery based on what they call a more realistic math. new numbers is coming in now we see a mi
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
elected. >> both candidates will be here in the state tomorrow. this will be the second time in eight days that both mitt romney and barack obama will be in virginia on the very same day. >> thank you. our coverage from last night's debate continues on wjla.com. you will find a fact check as well as how the obama camp is adjusting its approach for the next one. we will also show you how you can get interactive and register your opinions. >> a massive manhunt tonight underweight for a 17-year-old. he has not been seen since monday. what is the latest? >> we have an intense search going on. this is going to go until the evening. they have been surging trails allover this area in fairfax. we're talking about a 17-year- old who made no statements about running away. this is a mystery and his parents are having a tough time. >> follow all the leads that we can. >> tired yes. >> as the parents of bryan glenn make posters and e-mails. they work around the clock to find him. >> we wanted to get home. we love you. >> fairfax county police helicopter hovered over the park. the place for h
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
p.m. hello, dan. great to see you. this is a really big week in the presidential election. the first debate is almost here. >> clock ticking and the candidates will meet face to face finally on one stage. how are they preparing for a knockout punch? we reveal secrets from behind the scenes of their campaigns today. >> another big story you are following, it goes into school lunches all over the country and tonight there are new concerns about peanut butter. >> that's right. we're going to tell everyone what we have learned today about this giant recall of peanut butter brands. we're also going to go through the symptoms you want to watch out for in your children. >> on a much lighter note, i know you are watching the nationals right along with us. >> we are. everybody is excited. >> thank you. we will see you later. she is a big national stand. you can watch world news with diane sawyer right after our news at 6:00. let's check in on traffic. >> not much of the delay on i-95 southbound. there are delays heading towards the fairfax parkway. also for quantico. on route 1 near quantico
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
before the court. >> it is hard to believe, but now just 36 days until the election. president obama and mitt romney are getting ready for their first presidential debate, which is wednesday. both candidates have been downplaying their own debating skills, but yesterday, new jersey governor chris christie's said mitt romney is ready to rise to the occasion. a new poll is out that says who voters expect to win the debate. we will have the full story at 6:00. >> in the meantime, we turn to the weather. beautiful. >> will it stay that way? is some rain moving in? doug is here with the details. >> right now, just a few light showers west of the metro area, but tomorrow, the temperatures and the chances of rain increase. some of this front will not reach the ground. it will be very, very light. better chances of rain come overnight tomorrow as a storm center two hours southwest will make a move. in the next 36-42 hours we will get rain isolated thunderstorms are possible as well. 71 with cloudy skies in the nation's capital. isolated showers overnight, and then tomorrow, rain will be likely a
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